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spark plugs.. dripping with oil? (winter car)

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    spark plugs.. dripping with oil? (winter car)

    what is casuing it ?, caseu every 6 months i need to change them

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    From what i've heard this is mostly caused in part by worn out piston rings. Because of that seal not being so good anymore, oil can make it's way into the combustion chamber therefore coating your spark plugs.

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    thats what i was thinking. hey 260,000 miles on motor might do it. thanks

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    Yea, i'd say it's about time. Lol!

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    well just replaced them a hour ago and car runs likes it new again, soo i know this is a problem

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    do a compression test and i bet u'll confirm ur guess of piston rings

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    you got 260k on that motor? on a 2002 ls1? i am impressed unless it is another car you are talking about

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    nope 93 saturn

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    Valve cover gasket

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    Quote Originally Posted by KyleLs1 View Post
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    Shut up!
    He's not talking about the outside of the plugs, or the wires. He's talking about the part that sticks inside the combustion chamber.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jigger1166 View Post
    Shut up!
    He's not talking about the outside of the plugs, or the wires. He's talking about the part that sticks inside the combustion chamber.
    yea i know...

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    Yeah time for some new rings. And probally a rebuild.

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